Tag - history

poffertjes-in-a-poffertjes-pan

How to Make Poffertjes (Dutch Mini Pancakes)

If you want to have your taste of some pretty unique Dutch foods, I’d recommend you visit a fair or market. You’ll get your chance to eat oliebollen (only eaten with New Year’s or on a fair), kibbeling...

collection of donuts

The History of Cake and Yeast Donuts

Have you ever wondered about the difference between cake and yeast donuts? Wondered where donuts come from and how they’re made? If so, you’re in luck because we’ll be diving into the inspiring world...

isidor beer

Story of Trappist Beer – What Makes It Unique?

There are some very unique places on this world where our food and drink is produced. Whereas a lot of it is manufactured in factories, in industrial areas, some comes from more exquisite places. Some beer for instance...

Victoria sandwich with cranberry jam and icing sugar

Victoria sandwich – History & science of a cake

The Victoria sandwich is one of those bakes with a very rich history to it. It is believed to have been (one of) Queen Victoria’s favorite cake(s). It is a round cake of two layers with jam in the middle. As is...

Kugelhopf cake

The Science of Yeast-Leavened Cakes (+ Recipe)

We’ve been making bread for thousands of years, using flour, water and in a lot of cases yeast. Yeast is what makes our breads light and fluffy, by producing carbon dioxide gas bubbles to make the dough rise...